Tuesday, 6 March 2012

When a family goes wild


Elephant having an erection
(all photos in this series were shot n the wild at MOLE, Ghana)

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There was a time when I had lots of fans and enjoyed a bit of fame; and I foolishly mistook that to mean I had many friends.
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One fateful day, however, I quit my job as a radio presenter. That was my peripeteia. 
My moment of sudden change. Very slowly my phone stopped ringing. 
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I didn’t know my phone’s battery could last that long. I felt like yesterday’s newspaper in the hands of a glutton who just ate too much pepper. I learnt 3 unforgettable lessons:
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1. TRUE FRIENDS ARE HARD TO FIND
2. NOTHING BEATS FAMILY
3. MOST PEOPLE LOVE YOU, NOT FOR YOU, BUT FOR THEMSELVES.
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Today, I can list the most important people in my life on one piece of A5 paper and in large font size too.
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I know who deserves my attention, my time, my money, my best and I have promised myself to invest in them.
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I love my job, I love my clients, but I’d sacrifice any of them any day for the sake of my family and few true friends.
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It’s okay to have loads of fans but only a fool thinks they are friends. Most famous people are actually very lonely people; and it doesn’t matter how well they sing or write about love.
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These photos were made whilst vacationing with my family at Mole National Park as part of celebrating my wife’s leap year birthday.
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Enjoy them and remember to invest in the right people. Don’t cast your pearls before swines; lest they weewee on it and turn and attack you.
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